Health Care, General/Other News

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According to a new RAND corporation study, foreign-educated and foreign-born health professionals play an important role in the U.S. health care system. Despite significant representation in the...more



Health Reform Benefits in Oregon
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services reports the benefits reaped by individuals and families concerning the health reform in Oregon. The report features the law as "already providing...more

Affordable Care Act Saved Consumers $1.2 Billion on Health Insurance Premiums
The US Department of Health & Human Services reports that the healthcare reform law saved consumers $1.2 billion in 2012. The health care law under the Affordable Care Act's "rate review"...more

First Coast Service Options Secures Medicare Administrative Contract for Jurisdiction N
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has given the A/B Medicare Administrative Contractor contract for Jurisdiction N (JN) to the First Coast Service Options (First Coast). JN,...more

HHS Issues Supreme Court Memo on Defense of Marriage Act
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces first guidance addressing that all beneficiaries in private Medicare plans have access to equal coverage when it comes to care in a...more

Does the Affordable Care Act Apply to You?
Kristina Grogan of the Health and Human Services Agency in Mendocino County will write the first of a monthly column that covers changes in healthcare relevant to residents in Mendocino...more

HHS Announces Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Expansion
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $69.7 million grants to 13 states to expand Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV)...more

Save Home Health Raps on the Negative Impact of Medicare Cuts to Home Healthcare
Save Home Health representatives participated in a press conference to raise awareness about the Medicare cuts to home health funding that went into effect on January 1 as part of the Affordable Care...more

HHS Secretary Sebelius Promote Health Insurance Enrollment in New Jersey
US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recognizes over 20 New Jersey organizations and businesses that have volunteered to help uninsured Americans get coverage...more






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A Taster Session For Upcoming Social Entrepreneurs


A Taster Session For Upcoming Social Entrepreneurs

The Lloyds Bank and the School for Social Entrepreneurs will be offering opportunities for up and coming social entrepreneurs as part of the Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme 2014-2015.




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